RECENT ARTICLES
  • Fitness Tracker Step Counts Surge with 'Pokemon Go'

    by Kate Silver July 2016

    "Since Pokémon came out, I've found that I'm a lot more engaged in what's around, and I've frequently gotten off the beaten track just so I can get that Pokémon that's nearby," says MacKenzie Olsberg, who is 29. Then she deadpans: "I didn't know there were so many Eevees around my house." (For those of you who may not know, that's a rare type of Pokémon).

  • Zumbathon Raises Money for Kids in Need

    by Amir Vera July 2016

    Over 40 people danced and sweated their hearts out Sunday to raise money for children who need school supplies.The Virginia Beach Jaycees, a leadership training organization for adults ages 18 to 40, sponsored the first Zumbathon at the Inlet Fitness gym as fundraiser for the Seton Youth Shelters Mentoring Children of Prisoners Program, based in Virginia Beach.

  • Why Are More Communities Investing in Outdoor Fitness?

    by Emily Attwood June 2016

    This article appeared in the July/August issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • Virtual Reality Stationary Bike Debuts

    by Jordan Graham June 2016

    Imagine flying high above glittering lakes and scenic valleys, on the back of a magnificent Pegasus — pedaling with all your might, as part of your daily — exercise routine.

  • Physician's Research Prescribes Investment in Parks

    by Paul Steinbach June 2016

    This article appeared in the July/Auguast issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • The Pros and Cons of Personal Trainer Business Models

    by Rob Bishop June 2016

    This article appeared in the June 2016 issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • Study: Regular Exercise Curbs Cancer Risk

    by Allie Shah June 2016

    New research shows that people who exercise a lot enjoy a lower risk of 13 kinds of cancer than those who don’t work out much. In general, the most active people had a 7 percent lower risk of developing any type of cancer, according to a giant study from the National Cancer Institute.

  • Making Room for Functional Strength Training in Mainstream Health Clubs

    by Paul Steinbach May 2016

    This article appeared in the May issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • Man Accused of Videotaping Woman in Tanning Bed

    by Telegram & Gazette Staff May 2016

    A recently appointed Spencer call firefighter wrote in a statement to police that he “was dumb and took pictures of an innocent nude woman” who was using a tanning booth at a local gym on Saturday.

  • Study: We Spend Less Than 1 Percent of Time Exercising

    by Chicago Daily Herald May 2016

    Despite the wide-ranging physical, mental and social benefits of physical activity, the average human will actually spend less than 1 percent of his or her entire life exercising, according to a recent survey by Reebok.